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E. F. BensonDodo Wonders (May 17, 2013)

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LibriVox recording of Dodo Wonders, by E.F. Benson.
Read by Crowgirl.

"Dodo Wonders" is the third and last of the "Dodo" novels by E.F. Benson, author of the "Mapp and Lucia" series as well as numerous stand-alone novels and short stories. Dodo was rumored to be based on Lady Margot Asquith; when questioned about it, Lady Asquith reportedly replied that Benson had taken nothing from her for the character of Dodo "except her drawing-room."

"Dodo Wonders" takes Benson's characters, the glittering socialite Lady Dodo Chesterford, her husband, and friends into World War I-era England. The story follows Dodo and her peers through the build-up, outbreak, and catastrophic years of the war. Benson is clever as always in putting his characters in situations where they must either adapt or break and never loses his sense of humor while doing it. "Dodo Wonders" manages to be as cheerful and bubbly as the other novels in the series while retaining a basic sense of sobriety about its subject matter.

Dodo is a charming, vivid heroine with whom it becomes almost a pleasure to move through wartime.

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This audio is part of the collection: The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
It also belongs to collections: Audio Books & Poetry; Community Audio

Artist/Composer: E. F. Benson
Date: 2013-05-17
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Romance; Fiction; Social Commentary

Creative Commons license: CC0 1.0 Universal


Individual Files

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01 - Dodo de Senectute 26.8 MB
15.7 MB
13.4 MB
02 - Highness 26.4 MB
15.5 MB
13.2 MB
03 - Cross-Currents 30.0 MB
17.6 MB
15.0 MB
04 - Jumbo 25.8 MB
15.2 MB
12.9 MB
05 - A Man's Hand 24.9 MB
14.8 MB
12.5 MB
06 - A Waterloo Ball 28.8 MB
17.0 MB
14.4 MB
07 - Dodo's Apprenticeship 28.4 MB
16.9 MB
14.2 MB
08 - Edith Declares War 27.5 MB
16.3 MB
13.8 MB
09 - Mid-stream 23.4 MB
13.7 MB
11.7 MB
10 - The Silver Bow 29.0 MB
16.7 MB
14.5 MB
11 - Dodo's Night Out 24.1 MB
14.0 MB
12.0 MB
12 - The Revival 27.9 MB
16.3 MB
14.0 MB
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dodowonders_1305_librivox_archive.torrent 34.3 KB

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